What does the word incarnate mean?

Usage examples for incarnate

  1. It was a beautiful and fearful part that she, a girl, was called on to play on that dreadful stage; and very naturally it was said that she, who was the very spirit of mercy incarnate, could not have acted as the loving, devoted daughter to one who was the monster of cruelty his enemies proclaimed him to be. – Far Away and Long Ago by W. H. Hudson
  2. Many persons believe that the " City of Boston" was destroyed some years ago by this incarnate fiend, and by the same means. – The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner by John Wilkinson
  3. The lightnings incarnate in metal minacules- and thinking. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt